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I’m Getting on that Fucking Bus

________________________________________________________________________________ The alarm is set for 7am. It abruptly wakes me up from a disturbing dream. The kind where you don’t remember any of the details – just the feeling. I shower, eat, pack my bags, and walk to the bus station 20 minutes away. I arrive and ask a girl where the bus to Tel Aviv is. She points …

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Mindset of a Creator: And vs. Or, How vs. Can’t, & Will vs. Want

The secret to “success” lies between your ears. I don’t care about how many formulaic, step-by-step processes you know of – If you don’t shift your mindset, you won’t shift your world. Your internal thoughts and external words reflect your beliefs. If you shift your thoughts and words, you can re-frame your beliefs. You can remove the stagnant, archaic, disempowering …

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Traveling in Israel, updates, and photos from the trip

Some of you who keep an eye on the blog and my youtube channel may know that I’m currently traveling in Israel until November 2012. I’ll fly back to PA on November 2nd, get braces (have been needing these for a while now), and then head down to Miami so I can live in warm weather. So a lot has …

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Featuring a positive badass truly rockin’ his life!

There’s this rockstar guy, who goes by the name of J-Ryze, aka Jason Fonceca.  He is a truly passionate, super intelligent, fuckin’ amazing guy who is doing big things.  I mean it.  His site is not called Ryze for no reason :) Jason’s been through a lot of shit in his life, and even at his “lowest” moments, he’s been …

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Dude, you’re making us look bad

I traveled to Rishon Le Zion (in Israel) tonight to attend a friend’s BBQ. It was a great experience.  I arrived early so I could have some time to connect with my friend and her family. Along with her little sister, my friend and I went food shopping for her family. My friend speaks pretty good English, but her sister (7 …

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I took a Leap

(Sorry about the wind in the video) On August 5th, 2012 I flew to Israel for a 10-day trip from Birthright. I was originally going to extend the trip from the 15th to the 23rd, but a few days ago, I quit my part-time job back in the states and I extended my ticket until November 2nd. This may sound a …

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I don’t fit in, and I’m okay with that

This has been a pervading thought the past few weeks.  It really just hit me. I don’t fit in… and I’m okay with that! Currently I’m in my hometown visiting family, and the people who I’m crossing paths with just don’t seem to get me.  They don’t understand.  They think I’m different.  That I’m weird. Have you ever felt like this? Ever …

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What Walk off the Earth Taught me About Success

I go through stages in my life of listening to music, and then not lot listening to any music at all. I don’t own any CDs, and my iTunes, which I rarely open, has 160 songs. I guess you can say I’ve been reading a lot – or more specifically, listening to a lot of audiobooks. One day I stumbled …

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The most obsolete fear that runs our life

There are 3 main, sub-surface fears that effect our lives. They occur at different stages. Some serve us, some don’t. Toddlers Fear of abandonment.  Without a parent or guardian, a child most likely cannot survive.  They are not able to feed themselves and survive in the world. Senior Citizens Fear of loss of authority.  What they once used to be …

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Stop Living in Hope, and Start Living in Reality !

    Video Transcript: You need to stop living in hope and start living in reality. Hey folks, Matt Horwitz, BreaktheFear.com – I hope you’re doing well. Today’s message is about the importance of not living in your head. We’re here on this rock, floating in space, it’s in the physical form, with physical stuff – you have to do …

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Skydiving at the mall – [comfort challenge]

  Video Transcript: What’s happening folks? Matt Horwtiz – BreaktheFear.com The comfort challenge I’m about to do is not to be a dick. It’s to break societal conditioning and to step outside of the norm. I call this “skydiving”. [Walking over to vending machine] This is pretty high. [Climbs on top of vending machine and lays down in skydive mode] …

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Why I ran 3.3 miles in my underwear – [comfort challenge]

  Video Transcript: Hey folks, Matt Horwitz – BreaktheFear.com, I hope you are doing well!I just got done one of my longest comfort challenges to date. It took me about 33 minutes. I just ran 3.3 miles, a little more than 5km, dressed like this [standing in my underwear]. And no, these aren’t’ running shorts. This is my underwear. This …

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Why listening to gossip is bad for your health

Why do people gossip?  It is because they are in pain.  And the gossip is their addiction. I overhead some people talking about how a women found a winning lottery ticket in the trash can at the store where she worked. She went public, went on TV, and told the story of how she found the ticket and then went to claim her …

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The one-day soak

This morning my brother showed me how to make poached eggs.  There really is a science and an art to it! Over eggs and coffee, we sat at the table and caught up on Peter Breigal’s Mississipi River Adventure. Before heading back to the office to catch up on work, I glanced over at the sink and noticed all the dishes …

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Same Shit, Different Day

“Same shit, different day” I know you’ve heard this one before. If you have – get the hell out! Seriously, get the hell out! If you don’t want your life to move forward or progress in any way, then you can stay there – this article isn’t written for you. Once you run out of things to talk about You …

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